With assist from Olivia Olander
Good Wednesday morning, Illinois. Temps will be in the 70s for a number of days, a present for door tits. Take pleasure in it.
Gov. JB Pritzker leaned into the tradition wars Tuesday evening, headlining a Democratic get-out-the-vote effort on the Baton Present Lounge for a drag present and political rally.
Major drag: Democrats in some aggressive races may favor ignoring the socially charged debate about drag queens and the LGBTQ group. It’s completely different in Chicago, the place Democrats are making the election a referendum on all issues MAGA.
Pritzker repeated acquainted marketing campaign rhetoric, calling his opponent, Republican state Sen. Darren Bailey, “a man supported by racist, misogynist, homophobic, xenophobic organizations and other people Like Donald Trump. … There’s a lot at stake.”
Members of the forty sixth Ward Group, headed by committeeman Sean Tenner, ate it up.
Pritzker then made an exit, leaving Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky, state Rep. Kelly Cassidy, secretary of state candidate Alexi Giannoulias and state Rep. Lisa Hernandez, who heads the Illinois Democratic Occasion, to additionally rally the group in between drag-show performances.
All of the politicos adopted custom and gave cash to the glitzy performers. And Giannoulias, who’s mother was within the crowd, even sang a number of bars of “I Will Always Love You” to Schakowsky — he subbed “you” for “Jan.”
Move the buck: The congresswoman responded in variety by passing a greenback invoice to Giannoulias, too.
— Bailey was removed from earshot: The Republican governor candidate was canvassing with supporters Tuesday in York Township. Then, he took half in a Tele-City Corridor with states attorneys discussing the SAFE-T Act.
AFTER THE CHICAGO EVENT: Schakowsky bought severe speaking to Playbook concerning the assault on Paul Pelosi, husband of Home Speaker Nancy Pelosi. There ought to “completely” be extra safety for members of Congress, Schakowsky stated, criticizing media shops that additionally confirmed the Pelosis’ San Francisco dwelling. It’s about security, Schakowsky stated. Pelosi “is third in line to be president of the USA of America.”
Schakowsky in contrast the assault to the occasions of Jan. 6, saying, “This man stated the identical factor. He used the identical right-wing rhetoric and we are able to’t have this in our nation.”
RELATED | ‘Take them all out’: New details from Paul Pelosi assault emerge as suspect arraigned, by POLITICO’s Jeremy B. White
After West Side mass shooting, Lightfoot calls for statewide ban on assault weapons and ‘switches’ that turn handguns into machine guns: “Final evening’s capturing reminds us that there are too many weapons of battle obtainable to criminals,” Mayor Lori Lightfoot stated Tuesday, by Solar-Instances’ Tom Schuba and Frank Major.
Submit-election: “Although some native and state officers have pushed for a statewide assault weapons ban, earlier proposals have been unsuccessful. New payments centered on banning these forms of weapons that have been filed in each chambers are more likely to be addressed after the election,” in line with the report.
— One other capturing: Mayor Lightfoot’s security detail involved in exchange of gunfire during attempted robbery, according to police, WTTW’s Matt Masterson studies
— ‘We cannot continue to normalize this’: Activists, alderman outraged at Garfield Park mass shooting, by NBC Chicago’s Kate Chappell
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In Bloomington at 10 a.m. for the groundbreaking at Ferrero’s first-ever U.S. Kinder Bueno manufacturing facility. — On the marketing campaign path at 11:30 a.m. in Regular for a GOTV rally at Illinois State College.
In Woodlawn at 9:30 a.m. for the groundbreaking of Park Station Loft.
On the Arlington Heights Well being Heart at 9:30 a.m. to discuss expansion plans for behavioral well being care throughout the county’s well being system.
— Chicago voters needing language help at polls will have less of it on Election Day: “Within the case of Tagalog, spoken by Filipinos, the variety of voting precincts outfitted to accommodate the language snapped down from 17 throughout the major election to only one for the overall,” by Solar-Instances Esther Yoon-Ji Kang.
— Popularity of mail ballots continues increasing as voter turnout looks to match 2018 midterms, by Tribune’s Jake Sheridan
— Pritzker gives shoe leather and big bucks to Democrats running for state’s top court — but GOP says he’s skirting the law: “Pritzker gave $500,000 every to the candidates from his marketing campaign fund — and one other $500,000 to every from a private belief fund. Republicans accuse him of skirting limits he himself signed into regulation. However the Illinois State Board of Elections says the contributions are allowed,” by Solar-Instances’ Tina Sfondeles.
— Uihlein-funded super PAC dumping cash into local congressional races, by Day by day Herald’s Russell Lissau
— Some Dem leaders want to dump Cook County’s chief judge: “Chicago Metropolis Council members are a part of a transfer urging voters to reject Decide Timothy Evans’ retention bid within the upcoming election,” by Crain’s Greg Hinz.
— Democrats push hard to cement GOP’s ‘super-duper’ minority on Cook County Board, by Tribune’s A.D. Quig
— Deja new? Preckwinkle vs. Fioretti II features same candidates but different party for challenger, by Solar-Instances’ Mohammad Samra
RELATED: Preckwinkle running decidedly low-key reelection campaign, provides Hyde Park Herald’s Aaron Gettinger
— In IL-13, Republican Regan Deering has been endorsed by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the Illinois Chamber of Commerce. Deering is operating in opposition to Democrat Nikki Budzinski within the open-seat race.
— Fehrholz and Baskett vie for term as regional superintendent, by State Journal-Register’s Zach Roth
— Bolstered rainy-day funds provide recession cushion for most states: Comptroller Susana Mendoza says “she’s backing a invoice that may require contributions to the state’s rainy-day fund when the state’s accounts payable is under a sure threshold,” through Pluribus Information. She’s referring to Democratic Rep. Mike Halpin’s HB 4118.
— Lawsuits challenging SAFE-T Act consolidated by Illinois Supreme Court, by Shaw Native Information’ Felix Sarver
— Unsealed divorce filings reveal more allegations of domestic violence and verbal abuse by state Sen. Hastings, by WBEZ’s Dan Mihalopoulos
— Michael Madigan’s lawyer says ‘not guilty’ for client, who skips arraignment, by Solar-Instances’ Jon Seidel
— Despite federal indictment, Madigan still bringing in campaign cash as ward committeeman, by WTTW’s Amanda Vinicky
— Lightfoot’s $16.4B budget clears one hurdle, but hits snag over reduced fines: “The Finance Committee authorised the property tax levy, however should reconvene Wednesday to rethink the income ordinance. As proposed, it will lower some vehicular fines in half to adjust to a courtroom determination, but when Ald. Brendan Reilly has his manner, these fines will stay at $500,” by Solar-Instances’ Fran Spielman.
— Chicago’s 1-year-old Committee on Design is helping shape the city’s most important development projects, by Tribune’s Brian J. Rogal
— Superintendent Brown finally responds to Chicago cop deployment study: Another study is needed, he says, by Tribune’s Annie Sweeney
— Chicago Urban League receives ‘transformational’ $6.6M donation: “The reward from philanthropist MacKenzie Scott will probably be used to retire debt and improve the group’s Bronzeville headquarters, the league’s native department CEO says,” by Solar-Instances’ Andy Grimm
— OPINION: Red Line extension is more than a transportation story, write Solar-Instances’ Teresa Prim and Meghan Harte
— Highland Park shooting: Prosecutors give defense attorneys 2,500 pages of evidence against Robert Crimo. “Crimo’s legal professional, Anton Trizna, an assistant public defender for Lake County, stated that primarily based on the quantity of fabric they should learn and set up, it didn’t make sense to have one other courtroom date within the close to future,” by Tribune’s Clifford Ward.
— SAFETY MEASURE: A tax referendum on the poll for Highland Park, Highwood and Fort Sheridan voters requires funding to beef up safety in any respect 10 of the district’s colleges and replace 5 elementary colleges. Funding had already paid for enhancements at three colleges, however in wake of the July mass capturing in Highland Park, supporters of the referendum are hoping to begin a Part 2 on enhancements in District 112. If handed, the referendum would authorize the district to problem $114.4 million in bonds so as to add safety and modernize colleges.
— How a national book-banning trend erupted at a suburban library, by Pioneer Press’ Caroline Kubzansky and Adriana Pérez
We requested the place you’d go for those who might time-travel to a historic Illinois occasion:
State Rep. Stephanie Kifowit: “I’d time journey to Oct. 25, 1960, when candidate John F. Kennedy made a quick however thrilling marketing campaign go to to Aurora, two weeks earlier than the election.”
Janice Anderson, Kevin Conlon and Ed Mazur: The Lincoln-Douglas debates of 1858.
Brian Bernardoni: “To see the 1932 World Collection to see if the Babe actually referred to as his shot. BTW He didn’t.”
Phillip Crivellone: The Lager Beer Riot of 1855.
Kevin Lampe: “To 1800 to satisfy with Jean Baptiste Level du Sable and attempt to persuade him to not promote his land.”
Donovan Pepper: “To April 29, 1983 — to the swearing in of Chicago Mayor Harold Washington.”
Andy Shaw: “The ‘Warfare Room’ of Chicago’s Democratic Machine on Election Night time in 1960 as the ability brokers have been determining find out how to get simply sufficient ‘further’ votes for John F. Kennedy to edge out Richard Nixon and win Illinois, which ensured JFK’s slim presidential victory.”
Steve Smith: The 1960 Kennedy-Nixon debate.
John Straus: Lincoln’s departure by prepare from Springfield to Washington to simply accept the presidency and his remarks on that event.
Phil Zeni: The1885 gubernatorial inauguration of Decatur politician Richard J. Oglesby, who served three nonconsecutive phrases as governor.
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A handful of states are headed to one-party rule — and its drama: “When the handy political foil is gone, the intraparty squabbling begins,” writes POLITICO’s Lisa Kashinsky. (Illinois lawmakers can relate!)
— Ads targeting transgender kids flood swing states — and Illinois, too, by POLITICO’s Marissa Martinez and Madison Fernandez
— Obama is the energizer in chief, POLITICO’s BRAKKTON BOOKER writes in The Recast
— Trump joins conspiracists stoking doubts about Pelosi attack, by POLITICO’s Meridith McGraw
— Claire Jones Anderson joins the Illinois Workplace of the Lawyer Basic as legislative liaison. She had labored for the Illinois Senate Democratic Caucus as coverage and price range analyst and legislative assistant to the Senate majority chief.
— Adham Sahloul is now a particular assistant within the Workplace of the Secretary of Protection. He’s a former intern for Sen. Tammy Duckworth and a former coverage aide in Pete Buttigieg’s 2020 presidential marketing campaign.
TUESDAY’s ANSWER: Congrats to Michael Penicnak for noting that in 1912, the progressive Bull Moose Occasion noticed William Hinebaugh and Charles Thomson elected to Congress and Alexander McCormick elected Prepare dinner County Board president.
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State Rep. Stephanie Kifowit, ComEd comms director Shannon Breymaier, comms exec Katie Hogan, Capital J. Productions proprietor JoAnn Fakhouri, actor David Schwimmer and POLITICO nationwide Playbook reporter Eli Okun.